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I have a 2001 alero and all my gauges work but no lighting so i cant see how fast im going at night. tried the fuses

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Check the fuses ,could be a bad dimmer swicht or a blown light

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Check instrument panel brightness thumbwheel button on the far left on the dash. button next to fog lamp button.turn it up and down .see if gauge lights come on.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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Yes
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Important: A short to ground will cause an open fuse(s). Before performing this diagnostic procedure, inspect the fuse(s) for an open.
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--THB--

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